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woo, that was an epic rumble. a real slobberknocker. captain carnage bit me. he blew a cloud of chili powder in my face. how did he have chili powder on him? was he anticipating a brawl, or does he just walk around with chili powder in his pocket? we're forming a three-man pro-wrestling tag team, aren't we? we'll call ourselves the flying dandies. i'm gonna wear a lion's head around my regular head, and i'm gonna hail from the parts unknown! i'm gonna get a shiv and stab captain carnage. [ both laugh ] was he talking about our wrestling team, or is he actually gonna go stab captain carnage? tom?! tom! tom!
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youngest of six brothers who all served in world war ii. kenneth, part of the army motorcycle police in europe. spillman's frequent visits to the cemetery began when he moved to washington 15 years ago. marie louise, kenneth's friend for 80 years and his wife for 60, would drive with him. >> he was filled with pride. pride of who we are and pride of all those young men in his war or any of the wars that were buried there. he felt comfort, and he felt he needed to honor them. >> reporter: each memorial day also included paying tribute to the veterans of rolling thunder. >> we'd be there for hours. so proud of them. just hooray for you and well done. yeah. >> reporter: but his special place was section 60, where america's newest war dead are buried. >> he would walk among the rows, and he would look and he would reflect on those who most recently had lost their lives, and he would reflect on the
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parents that had lost a child. >> reporter: in 2007 his dedication earned him the honor of laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. but for spilman the real honor was when he got to put wreaths on individual veterans' graves. >> my father kept returning to the trucks and they would actually line his arms with the wreaths. and he never tired. and he was in his 80s. >> reporter: after years of honoring veterans on this hallowed ground, at age 93 it would be kenneth spilman's turn. >> my dad was an extremely humble man who had the most amazing heart. just a kind, kind man who will be greatly missed. ♪ >> deep down that's all he wanted, truly, was to be buried there. >> reporter: kenneth spilman never forgot the sacrifice of his fellow veterans, and he is not forgotten. >> he was looking down and
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seeing that and would have been just so excited. it was quite moving. it was wonderful. >> reporter: tom justow, abc news, arlington, virginia. >> beautiful piece. >> it is. and if you get to washington, it really is important to be able to visit arlington national cemetery and walk around those heroes. >> and if you'd like to give back to our veterans, there's a fund-raiser for all charities for veterans. >> to find out more go to and donate if you can. all monies raised will be split by organizations like the wounded warriors project and the uso. >> and you're right. it is a great opportunity to go and really see that. >> it's a moving place. >> very true, kendis. >> and we want to say thank you to all of our nation's veterans today of course. >> and we will be right back.
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happening right now, this is a live picture inside of a movie theater in new york city. actor shia labeouf trying to watch all of his movies consecutively for three days in a row and stay awake. >> wake up. wake up. fight it. fight it. >> he had popcorn. and now he's -- i think he's taking a sip of a drink. >> oh, my gosh. i hope he makes it. >> we're going to see tomorrow. that is fascinating. finally, a tradition involving the white house. and turkeys destined for the holiday table. you're still into shia, aren't you? >> yes. each thanksgiving the president pardons two turkeys. and kabc's rob hayes reports on the birds that could make the presidential final cut. >> reporter: the holiday countdown is on. soon stores will be packed, trees lit and holiday cheer upon us. ♪ la, la, la, la
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unless you're one of these guys, who generally are not looking forward to a prime spot at the holiday dinner table. >> they get eaten. >> reporter: but while roughly 46 million turkeys are headed to supermarket freezers, these two birds have i chance to go to the white house and not land on the president's plate. >> we have a flock of about 25. and then in about a week we're going to judge them. >> reporter: yeah, the top two turkeys, one winner, one alternate, will get a presidential pardon. a white house tradition for the past 25 years. though some say it has roots even deeper in the past. >> the tradition of birds visiting the white house began with president truman. except he didn't pardon them. he ate them. >> reporter: not anymore. these kids at brightwood elementary in monterey park got a chance to meet the turkeys, and they know that once the president gives the word the lucky two birds are sent off to a fancy turkey farm. >> they just run around, do whatever they want. >> reporter: but before they're pardoned the turkeys need names.
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right now they're just called -- >> tom one and tom two. >> reporter: but the kids here have their own suggestions. >> party and animal. >> bob's burgers. >> beef basher. >> lunch and dinner. >> you may be wondering why are two birds sent to the white house? it turns out turkeys can be divas. it's always good to have an alternate. >> just in case one gets upset or is not behaving. you know, they have to be mannered to meet the president. and maybe one's just going to have a bad day. >> reporter: president obama's turkey pardon slated for the day before thanksgiving. these two, well, let's just say the heat is on. to make the final cut. >> gobble, gobble, gobble. >> reporter: rob hayes reporting for abc news. >> a lot of people are already starting to get their thanksgiving and turkey cooking -- mine is a tofurkey. >> that yard bird looks burnt. >> i just call it crispy. >> crispy, well done? >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow u >> important message
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this morning on "world news now," looking for republican leadership. >> after a two-hour debate on economic issues the republican presidential hopefuls take aim at each other and hillary clinton. did any of the candidates come out ahead? we're live in milwaukee with insight. deadly crash. the jet that slammed into an apartment building, shaking an entire neighborhood. the search for answers in the burning wreckage. extreme weather. the powerful storm that brought snow and downpours to california. it's intensifying as it moves to the middle of the country. the warnings from accuweather. and later, war hero. the veteran nearly killed in afghanistan, overcoming so much to get ready for the paralympics. her amazing journey on this veterans day, wednesday november 11th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." and we do say good morning to you, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with the latest gop showdown. the candidates clashing on hot-button issues like immigration while finding common ground against, of course, hillary clinton. >> and this time the debate playing out on the stage in milwaukee, wisconsin, it was heavy on substance. a lot of people were saying. and it focused on the economy primarily. it's "your voice your vote." and abc's erin kaersky begins our coverage. >> reporter: republicans have differed on style. this debate showed sharp differences on substance. particularly immigration. >> we know you can't pick them up and ship them across -- back across the border. >> i don't have to hear from this man. believe me. >> reporter: john kasich mocked donald trump's signature plan to remove 11 million undocumented immigrants. and jeb bush piled on. >> they're doing high fives in the clinton campaign right now when they hear this. >> reporter: bush tried to
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steady his campaign. so did ben carson, after days of questions about his biography. >> people who know me know that i'm an honest person. >> reporter: as front-runners carson and trump were center stage, ted cruz tried to break through. >> there are more words in the irs code than there are in the bible. and not a one of them is as good. >> reporter: carly fiorina also tried to assert herself. >> ronald reagan didn't send troops -- >> ronald reagan walked away from reykjavik. he walked away. he quit talk -- >> reporter: drawing this rebuke from trump. >> why don't you keep interrupting everybody? >> reporter: overall, though, trump was more subdued here than he has been on the stump. when rivals attacked, he mainly held his fire. aaron katersky, abc news, milwaukee. >> and our coverage of the debate continues right now live in milwaukee with abc deputy political director shoshana walsh, joining us. >> morning to you, shush. let's get started with that clash over immigration, especially donald trump's plan
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to deport millions of people. let's listen to that sound bite. >> frankly, we have to stop illegal immigration. it's hurting us economically. it's hurting us from every standpoint. it's causing tremendous difficulty with respect to drugs. >> but if people think that we are going to ship 11 million people who are law-abiding, who are in this country and somehow pick them up at their house and ship them out of mexico -- to mexico, think about the families. think about the children. >> this got a lot of people buzzing. >> this was a really interesting exchange. yeah, it was a really interesting exchange and an important one. why? because donald trump, he's been talking about this since the beginning of his campaign and he really does play to his base and to republican primary voters. but with jeb bush and john kasich, no, that will not play in a general election. >> and shush, we know that ben carson has faced some intense scrutiny over his questionable stories about a violent past and he was asked if he supports that sort of vetting of candidates.
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take a look. >> the fact of the matter is, you know, what we -- we should vet all candidates. i have no problem with being vetted. what i do have a problem with is being lied about. and then putting that out there as truth. >> so we've seen a new ben carson on the stump. really more fired up now. you might compare him to other candidates like donald trump and others and say, well, that's not fired up. but for ben carson this is. but we're going to see this again and again. of course scrutiny will continue. he's a front-runner. there's going to be continued questions about his background. so we can expect what he said tonight, we can hear it on the campaign trail too. >> and shush, the buzz on social media, the number one moment for facebook users was really an intense exchange over defense spending. let's take a listen. >> i know that rand is a committed isolationist. i'm not. i believe the world is a stronger and a better place when the united states is the
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strongest military power in the world. >> marco. marco. how is it conservative -- how is it conservative to add a trillion-dollar expenditure for the federal government that you're not paying for -- >> are you talk about the military? >> you cannot be a conservative if you're going to keep promoting new programs that you're not going to pay for. >> let me respond. >> so we haven't really seen a moment like this from rand paul in previous debates. right? we've been talking about other candidates this whole time. but really, rand paul, this was a moment for him. whether people disagree with him or agree with him, it was not only the most facebooked moment of the debate, but men on facebook were talking the most about rand paul. >> interesting. rand paul getting some love there online. this was -- a lot of people saying this was a make or break debate for jeb bush. and the question many people are walking away with, did he help his campaign and were there any real winners or losers? >> so beforehand in every other debate i've come on and we've
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talked about who won, who lost. but i really -- >> yeah. there are many people wondering who won and who lost and some people, some of the pundits i've heard have said they thought jeb bush did kind of help himself. >> sorry about that, kendis. but yeah. we've always been talking about who won, who lost, and really tonight it's almost status quo. we don't have another debate for another month, and i don't really see a lot of big losers out of tonight. jeb bush held his own as did the other candidates. >> eventually it's going to have to be narrowed down, though, shush. >> it was an interesting fourth debate. >> yes. we can't have this many people on the stage. that's for sure. >> abc's shushannah walshe joining us live from milwaukee. we appreciate your coverage tonight. and we do encourage you to look for more coverage of the republican debate in our next half hour. we'll take you back live to milwaukee again for more insight on all of this. our other developing story this morning, the investigation of a deadly jet crash in akron, ohio. the small plane crashed into a
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home, burst into flames. the owner of the plane that went down says there were nine people on board. authorities have only said that there were at least two deaths and that they don't expect any survivors. there were no injuries involving those on the ground. the impact so severe residents several blocks away said their furniture shook. >> all of a sudden this plane just dropped out of the sky. >> and it just blew up. and it just sounded like gunfire going off. >> sources tell us it appears the plane had a mechanical problem. federal investigators are on the scene. they expect to recover the bodies of the victims today while collecting evidence. three men have been charged in what prosecutors call the single largest theft of customer data from a u.s. financial institution ever. they say the men stole data such as names, addresses, e-mails, and phone numbers of more than 83 million customers of jpmorganchase. other institutions were also hacked. they are then accused of using that information to generate hundreds of millions of dollars
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in illegal profits. >> the conduct alleged in this case showcases a brave new world of hacking for profit. it is no longer hacking for a quick payout. rather it is hacking in support of a diversified criminal conglomerate. >> two of the men are being held in israel. the other is a u.s. citizen believed to be living in moscow. the u.s. is now seeking their extradition. the storm that brought winter conditions to yosemite national park now headed to denver. the park blanketed with three to six inches of snow, the first snowfall this season. it means that the badger pass ski area should open as scheduled a month from today. rangers could open the ice rink next week. and downpours also fell on northern california. traffic was snarled. and there were quite a few fender-benders and spinouts. this storm intensifying, posing a threat to millions of the middle of the country. here's justin povick at accuweather.
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good good morning. >> reena and kendis, thank you. good morning foup it's going to be an active day over the central plains and not in a good way as we have a strong low pressure system ride to the north and east. we'll have cold air meshing with warm and humid air and that's going toyingnight dangerous severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes. at the same time concerning as well, snowstorm conditions, blizzard conditions east of denver. reena and kendis, back to you. >> our thanks to justin there. it is the end of an era of sorts in seattle. so sad here. the famous gum wall is coming down. >> workers yesterday started steaming away an estimated 1 million pieces of gum that had been stuck on the wall for over 20 years. it's going to take a couple more days to complete the job. they're using super hot steam instead of pressure washing the wall in order to conservative the bricks. >> yeah, the gum wall is near seattle's pike place market. residents, visitors, and everyone else will be allowed to start putting gum back on the
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wall when the cleaning is done. >> so what is this, trident? dentyne? >> wrigley. all of those. >> so if it doesn't stick to the wall, it doesn't stick to your dental work. >> exactly. i'm sure there are a few dentures out there as well. that would be grease. but there was a study that actually said it is the second jeremiest tourist attraction in the world. >> i bleeb that. >> more so than the subways of -- the sewers of paris. >> that says a lot, kendis. >> that is just gross and disgusting. >> good investigative journalism. >> thank you. not hands on. but coming up, in the mix, the delivery room selfie going viral. the new dad who has some 'splaining to do. >> boy, does he. also ahead the war hero who survived near-fatal injuries in afghanistan. her remarkable journey into athletics and inspiration on this veterans day. and worldwide outrage over russian athletes in the middle of a doping scandal. will u.s. athletes be awarded the medals they deserve? and tell us what you think. we always like to hear. go to facebook.
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>> i was aware that it was a very, very, very, very high possibility. >> reporter: now that scathing report from the world anti-doping agency accusing the russians of widespread state-sponsored doping. even a cover-up by russian secret agents. the international olympic committee calling for disciplinary proceedings against all athletes, coaches, and officials named in the report. the u.s. medal count could be upgraded by 11 medals if the russians are stripped of theirs. >> have you ever doped? >> absolutely not. >> never taken anything? >> never. i won't even take an ace prspir. >> reporter: remember that 800-meter race? montano could be awarded that bronze medal. and something far more precious. >> you know, in 2012 my grandma was here. she's not here anymore. she'll never see that vindication. >> reporter: but montano might. she's training for the 2016 games. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> so devastating for these athletes who really just had that one moment and no matter
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what happens you can never get that back. it's a good point. >> exactly. her grandmother never got to see her win a medal. even if she gets it now. >> right. coming up, standing up for our heroes. the incredible comeback story of one veteran who was told she'd never walk again. how she not only got back on her feet but onto the slopes and traversing an entire country. >> incredible story. and ahead in our next half hour, swipe right for an organ. how a patient in desperate need of a kidney found one through the popular dating app tinder. you're watching "world news now."
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>> her spirit and refusal to give up -- give in, serving as a powerful reminder of everything our veterans sacrifice for the good of the nation. we're up all nightline with abc's bob woodruff. >> reporter: united states marine corps veteran kirstie ennis is on a new mission. she's trekking 1,000 miles across britain along with five other vets to honor the sacrifice of fellow vets who can't walk with them anymore. they're placing dog tags with their names along the route. >> i lost 25 brothers. whether they were killed in action or they came home and they lost their fight to ptsd. >> reporter: kirstie nearly lost her own life in june of 2012. she was serving as an aerial gunner in afghanistan when her helicopter went down. >> the first six months after i got hurt my life fell apart and it was falling apart in front of me. i had no job. i had no teeth. i couldn't communicate to my family. i couldn't even identify who my family really was. >> reporter: the crash left her with a shattered jaw, a broken
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leg, damage to her spine, burns, a hearing impairment, and traumatic brain injury. doctors told her she would never walk again. but she did more than walk. after 38 surgeries to repair her body it was healing power of snowboarding that gave her life new meaning. >> you had never gone snowboarding before you were wounded and now in the world of paralympics you're number 5 in the world in terms of snowboarding? >> correct. yeah. i'm ranked fifth internationally for women's paralympic bordercross. >> reporter: she is on track to compete in the 2018 paralympics. >> yes, i am considered disabled. i am classified as a disabled person. i'm handicapped. but if i can go and i can do something like this that i couldn't do before, i mean, that gives you the power and the strength to try to want to overcome anything at that point. >> reporter: but tirs kee still has another trial to overcome. when she finishes her trip doctors will amputate the lower leg that causes her so much pain.
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time now for "the mix." file this under things not to do when your wife is in labor. a dad, soon to be dad, decides to post this selfie of himself and his wife. >> no. >> as she's going through contractions and delivering their daughter. >> the baby's popping out at this point. >> yeah. that's gil solano. he's the father. and his wife, sarah. he said his wife wanted to make sure that someone took a picture of the expressions on our faces when our daughter was born today. now, ladies, before you hate on him, apparently he showed her the picture in between pushes again and she cracked up. and she actually appreciated it. >> it is actually kind of funny. because that really captures how every man is in the delivery room at that point. >> but kendis, i'm warning men out there, please done try to replicate this because your wife might not have the same
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reaction. i certainly wouldn't. >> especially during labor. that is a man that doesn't fear his own soul at that point. so take a look at this. do you ever -- do you know how to change a tire? >> i don't i'm embarrassed to say. >> i do as well. i just call aaa. but here's what this kindergartner does. he's a kindergartner. phoenix here. and he's able to replace a faulty front wheel bearing. i don't even know what that is. >> should he be under that? >> i think they're pretty careful. he's on the side. that's on his dad's 2001 toyota corolla. the kid is not a certified mechanic and neither is dad but he knows how to do this and fix a car correctly. he was 5 years old when this video was taken. and yes, the car ran correctly after the repairs. >> it's impressive. looks like we've got a future mechanic. >> yes, he does. >> girl code. trying to get more girls to be literate when it comes to the girl code. >> yeah. >> and there's an interesting math problem that one teacher gave her students. it was to take what was a common core, right? it's a way of teaching here. and the logic was to introduce
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eight high school girls and boys who go on a series of dates in different combinations and ask the students to figure out what the final dating combination would be. you know what? maddie from iowa responded. >> what'd she come up with? >> her sber was i can't answer this problem because my mom says according to girl code you shouldn't date a friend's ex-boyfriend. bam. she uploaded this to the huff post facebook page with the hashtag "girl code trumps common core." >> this is a fourth-grader. >> yeah. >> very smart fourth-grader there. i don't know that i'm a believer in that code. >> she clearly got the code of sisterhood. which is an important code to have. >> good nfor maddie. some cool video here. this is a dog that could actually skateboard through 30 people's legs. it's a bulldog. and apparently i'm told that bulldogs are especially good at skateboarding because they have a low center of gravity and a wide body. but this is pretty cool. >> fantastic. >> the dog has learned to skateboard. put him in the guinness book of
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this morning on "world news now" -- political clash. the debate showdown for donald trump, ben carson, and their closest competitors. and did any of these presidential hopefuls stand out as a winner? we're live in milwaukee. fiery crash. developments overnight from ohio after a small jet slammed into a neighborhood. the human toll and the investigation into what went wrong. a consumer alert this half hour about a breakfast favorite. >> the so-called food police takes legal action against the makers of cheerios. is this type of cereal as healthy as you think? and later in the segment we call "the skinny" -- models exposed. the extravagant fashion show featuring the sexiest display of lingerie of the season, the victoria's secret angels take the stage on this wednesday november 11th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." good morning. on what is a really busy wednesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. i want to know what's up with the cheerios. i just bought a whole big extra large box for my kids because it's lower in sugar than a lot of the other ones. >> well, apparently make sure you buy them a treadmill as well. >> i want to hear about that. >> we'll get to that of course in a little bit. and of course more importantly the victoria's secret runway show. >> your favorite, right? >> exactly. yep. we're going to of course talk about last night's gop debate. number four. eliminating pot shots, personal attacks, and gotcha questions into real issues now. >> there were fewer candidates on stage, allowing each of them more time to differentiate themselves on immigration as well as other key issues. abc's marci gonzalez is live in milwaukee for us this morning. marci, good morning. >> reporter: hey, guys. good morning, yeah. such a change in tone compared to the last few debates. last night wasn't about personalities or personal
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attacks. and the moderators really upheld their promise to stick to the issues. facing off in milwaukee -- >> i got about four minutes last debate. i'm going to get my question right now. >> reporter: eight republican presidential candidates taking the stage for the fourth gop debate. as protesters pushing for an increase in the minimum wage gathered outside. inside the questions stayed focused primarily on the economy. >> every time we raise the minimum wage the number of jobless people increases. >> but we have to leave it the way it is. people have to go out, they have to work really hard. >> if i thought that raising the minimum wage was the best way to help people increase their pay, i would be all for it. but it isn't. >> reporter: there were heated moments over immigration. >> we all know you can't pick them up and ship them across -- back across the border. >> i don't have to hear from this man. believe me. >> they're doing high fives in the clinton campaign right now when they hear this. >> reporter: as well as some
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levity. >> thank you for not asking me what i said in the tenth grade. i appreciate that. >> reporter: as dr. ben carson defended the validity of stories he's told about his youth. >> people who know me know that i'm an honest person. >> reporter: each candidate fighting to stand out against their rivals. >> ronald reagan didn't -- >> ronald reagan walked away at reykjavik. he walked away. he quit talking. >> can i finish with my time? >> why don't you keep interrupting everybody? >> yeah. and last night we also heard hillary clinton's name a lot. in fact, there was so much focus on the democratic front-runner that the wi-fi password here was stophillary. guys, back to you. >> oh, boy. >> interesting. >> you know, this was the smallest republican debate so far but tell us about the candidates who didn't make it to the main event. >> reporter: yeah, this time around chris christie and mike huckabee just didn't have the poll numbers to make the main stage. so instead they had to take part
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in the undercard debate. so they were there with bobby jindal and rick santorum and really that debate stuck to the same themes as the main stage debate. a lot of focus on the economy. we didn't see any of the sparring again that we saw in the previous debates. >> all right. marci gonzalez reporting for us in milwaukee. the next republican debate in about five weeks. we will look forward to that. and look forward for more coverage from the republican debate in our next half hour. and more analysis on america this morning. well, the republicans were slamming hillary clinton last night. she was wrapping up a campaign swing in new hampshire, taking questions at dartmouth college. clinton said that if it turns out to be an election between her and trump "put on your seat belt." she also tweeted a link with the caption "if you're proud to be a democrat after watching tonight's gop debate, add your name here." president obama is expected to sign a defense spending bill despite a provision that he is not a fan of. the $607 billion bill bans
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moving guantanamo bay detainees to the united states, something he has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president. the white house says the president will sign the bill anyway. well, now to the investigation of a deadly small jet crash in akron, ohio. the owner of the plane that went down yesterday afternoon says there were nine people on board. authorities are only saying there were no survivors. we should know more details about the accident today after investigators do some of their work at the scene. abc's brandi hitt has more. >> reporter: this is where the small plane went down in akron, ohio, crashing right into a home. >> we have a plane into a house. heavy fire. we have a lot of wires down. >> reporter: flames and thick black smoke could be seen for miles. >> all of a sudden this plane just dropped out of the sky. >> it blew up and it just sounded like gunfire going off. >> reporter: the hawker 25, which can carry ten passengers, was on a flight from dayton to akron when it crashed during landing, killing the pilot and co-pilot. investigators, though, aren't sure if there were any passengers on board.
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>> there were no survivors on the plane. >> reporter: federal sources tell abc news it appears the plane suffered some sort of mechanical problem. >> it was disintegrated. it just was gone. you could see the engine. >> reporter: investigators believe no one on the ground was hurt and no one was inside the home at the time. >> i just was in shock and i was crying and upset. and i lost everything. >> reporter: the fire that was so intense they have yet to remove the plane and understand the true magnitude of the crash. the faa is already on scene and investigators with the ntsb also arrived overnight. they expect to have more answers once they can sift through the rubble this morning. reena and kendis. >> thank you so much, brandi. more than 100 bikers have been indicted in connection with that shootout at a texas restaurant in may. the bikers were charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. nine of them were killed and 20 others injured in the wild melee which broke out at twin peaks
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restaurant in waco. charges against the remaining bikers will be considered the next time the grand jury meets later this month. also in texas some new details about the man being investigated for attacking a judge in austin. chimene onyeri has been charged with murder in an unrelated killing in houston. he's expected in court later today in that case. sources tell our houston station that the same gun was used in both crimes. what's more, onyeri was due to appear before the judge soon in a fraud case. >> when you're sending people to prison and you're sending people to death row not everyone's happy with that. >> records show that onyeri has a long criminal history. the judge is still recuperating but she's expected to be physically okay. daily fantasy sports sites are in the penalty box in new york stay. the attorney general says the two biggest are offering illegal gambling, not games of skill like traditional fantasy sports sites. and he's ordered draft kings and
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fan duel to stop operating in new york. other states have said fantasy sports is gambling but new york is the first to call it a criminal activity. so here's a headline we assure you we're not recycling from several decades ago. you ready for this? sony is ending production of betamax tapes. >> the who? >> yeah. kids are going what is that? the company introduced the betamax format in 1975. it eventually lost out to the vhs. yes, i know. what? and in the court of public opinion. sony hasn't made a betamax recorder in 13 years. and now it says that next march it will no longer produce betamax tapes in japan, which is the only country where they are still available. they're still available in my home. my mix tapes. >> i still have vhs tapes. i don't know why. >> do you? >> i have a vhs copy of "the little mermaid." >> really? what do you play it on? >> i think that maybe i'll sell it on ebay one day. >> okay. and you'll get a buck.
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well, a rare blue diamond is expected to sell for about $55 million at an auction in geneva, switzerland today. and it seems everyone got ready for that sale while checking out another smaller rock. ooh. look at that one. >> that's beautiful. it was a vivid pink diamond set in a ring and rounded with a double row of smaller white diamonds. an important number about that pink diamond, it's more than 16 carats. >> wow. an even more important number, it was purchased for more than $28 million. an auction official says the buyer was a chinese client who lives in hong kong. wow. they just call this the pink. that's the name. the pink. >> it's more than that. it's just dazzling. >> you know, i'd be happy with just a knockoff for nine bucks. >> really? >> yeah. >> all right. so they say. until you get it to them. it's like, no. all right. coming up in "the skinny" the multimillion-dollar lingerie show and the victoria's secret angels getting plenty of exposure. also ahead, a legal
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challenge for a popular brand of breakfast cereal. what you need to know about a particular type of cheerios. and later, could the popular dating app tinder be a life saver? wait until you hear the story of a couple in florida and what they are saying. but on this veterans day we want to take a look at the weather conditions in some towns where we have some major military bases. camp pendleton in southern california, 72 degrees. >> announcer: "world news now" weather. brought to you by sheila g.'s brownie brittle.
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stands accused of misleading consumers. abc's jim avila has the details. >> power up with cheerios protein. >> reporter: there's something new on that iconic yellow box of cheerios. in big bold letters. "protein." >> high in protein, that's a good thing to have for breakfast. >> reporter: but according to food watchdog the center for science in the public interest, cheerios undercuts its healthful reputation by marketing this new cereal as packed with protein when according to a just-filed lawsuit it's actually packed with sugar. >> you're getting a little more protein but it's not worth the price of four teaspoons more sugar. >> reporter: here are the numbers according to cspi. for the same 200 calories regular cheerios has six grams of protein. cheerios protein just a smidgen more. 6.7 grams. but look at the sugar breakdown we found. that same 200 calories of regular cheerios, just two grams
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of sugar. while cheerios protein oats and honey has a whopping 16 grams of sugar. in fact, this cheerios variety has more sugar than every other cheerios on the market. more than frosted cheerios, fruity cheerios, even chocolate cheerios. >> people are being cheated. not only is general mills giving you so much more sugar, they're also charging you more for this product. >> reporter: general mills told us in a statement, "cheerios protein is accurately labeled. an equal amount of cheerios protein contains 18% more protein by weight than original cheerios." and they did not respond to repeated questions about the amount of sugar. cspi is asking for unspecified damages and for cheerios to change the way it markets this new variety. by the way, regular cheerios has one type of sweetener in it, plain old sugar. cheerios protein honey and oats has nine different types. from corn syrup to brown sugar to molasses.
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jim avila, abc news, washington. >> i had no idea, jim. thank you for that report. >> so you get more in the box. what are we complaining about? more sugar. >> you clearly don't have young children at home. we also want to ask all of you what you eat for breakfast. whether you're starting or ending your day i firmly believe breakfast should be anytime. >> i think so too. so does mcdonald's. but what's your idea of a good breakfast? you can answer on facebook at or twitter and instagram using the hashtag wnnmugshot. we've also got e-mail. our favorite answers get a "world news now" mug. and coming up, supermodels earn their wings. >> and you can watch shia labeouf watch himself. we'll explain next in "the skinny." watch himself. we'll explain next in "the skinny."
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny ♪ so skinny well, this segment was made for this one. topping our appropriately titled segment "the skinny" this morning, the victoria's secret fashion show. >> the annual spectacle always turns heads. this year it was all about the new girls. >> the angels strutted their stuff down the runway, spreading their wings as performers ellie goulding and the weeknd and selena gomez provided the soundtrack. the iconic fashion show taking
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place in new york city after a stint in london last year. >> the fashion world's current it girl gigi hadid wowed the crowd as they sported the lingerie with some lavish accessories getting high marks in her first year as an angel. >> she did well. the other newbie, kendall jenner, daughter of kris and caitlyn of course, held her own. no slip-ups to report. they all nailed it. >> and there in the front row to support their daughter kris and caitlyn jenner. although they sat separately they did share a hug as proud parents. >> and they look good. >> mm-hmm. "breaking bad" getting enshrined at the smithsonian. yesterday the stars and creator of the mega hit television series props were on hand as props from the show were donated to the national museum. >> aaron paul and bryan cranston both spoke. and our cameras caught up with them backstage and we asked cranston if he would ever check out the exhibit once it's in place. >> well, i'll have to wear a disguise. i'll have to wear -- i'll wear a hat. i'll be bald. i'll put on a little goatee and a mustache. maybe some glasses.
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so no one would recognize me. yeah. >> so basically you're saying the old heisenberg look. before we spoke cranston walked over to the props table to put on that porkpie hat one last time. >> maybe he's returning. maybe he really is alive. >> coming back. all right. next, actor shia labeouf with his most provocative stunt yet. and that's saying a lot. in recent years he's made headlines for some very odd behavior and performance art. >> his motivational speeches and strange fashion choices have perhaps eclipsed his work as an actor. starring in a variety of movies over the years including blockbusters and critically acclaimed films. but labeouf's latest role as him, playing himself. >> hmm. he's watching all of his movies in a row at a new york city theater and live-streaming it as an art exhibit dubbed "all my movies." he started yesterday at noon and will likely finish around 10:00 p.m. tomorrow. he's reportedly remained silent and refrained from speaking but
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has been courteous to theatergoers. admission is free. and you can watch him live right now. >> i hope he makes time for bathroom breaks. >> i can't wait to log into that. and finally, amy schumer, the current queen of the comedy world, moving on up. away from the west side. >> our real estate porn part of the morning here. she's putting her new york city apartment back on the market for $2 million. and schumer only bought the upper west side pad just over a year ago for $1.7 million. >> it's described as cozy with a burning fireplace, high ceilings, and a built-in bookshelf. it has one bedroom. and boy, it looks well staged. >> yeah, it does. the skylight kitchen has the latest amenities. but perhaps the best part, the rooftop terrace. >> ooh. >> plenty of room to entertain and watch the sun set. or the sun rise over the manhattan skyline. >> and amy, we'll take a cut of the realtor fee for showcasing this. >> yeah, you're welcome. not a bad pad. that rooftop is pretty beautiful. can we roll some of the victoria's secret video on the way out? >> coming up.
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lysol that. ♪ what's love got to do ♪ got to do with it ♪ what's love but a secondhand emotion ♪ words to live by. tina turner's classic playing perfectly with this next story. the popular dating app tinder not creating a love match but a donor match. >> florida mom erika bragan was blessed by a miracle. her friend using the tinder app to go on a blind date that would change her life forever. here's abc's jesse palmer. >> reporter: we all know the popular dating app tinder can help you swipe your way to love. but what about saving a life? for one florida woman a simple swipe to the right doing just that. it all started with rich o'day, a single guy from tampa, florida looking for a connection on tinder. and when he matched with 35-year-old jennifer thomas, he says there was an instant spark.
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>> i thought jennifer was a pretty girl. we had many mutual friends. that's always a good sign. so i swiped right. >> reporter: they made plans to go on a date, where rich opened up to jennifer about erika bragan, his best friend's wife. the 47-year-old mother of two suffering from a rare kidney disease and in desperate need of a transplant after being on the list for nearly three years. >> jen had such a positive response to talking about erica and her family. and she seemed genuinely interested in helping out any way she could. >> all that happened was we had a conversation about it. he told me about her, and i wanted to do something. >> reporter: just a few days after that date rich telling erica and her husband scott about a complete stranger willing to help. >> one day he mentioned there was someone who has come forward and would be tested. >> reporter: in the end rich and jennifer didn't turn out to be the perfect match, but after months of testing jennifer and erika turned out to be. for a kidney donation.
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>> it feels incredible to be able to help. >> reporter: erika set to get her new kidney in just a week. >> there really are people out there that do things for other people. >> it's been a blessing and a miracle. >> reporter: one simple swipe, saving a life and creating an unbreakable bond. >> going on a tinder date and maybe having a romantic relationship, that's great. i mean, that's wonderful. and a lot of people do that. but i gained something a lot better. >> and as you can imagine, the bragans now consider jennifer and her son as part of their family. >> that's a good story there. in the meantime, referring to shia labeouf, i just tuned in to the live stream. he's been like this. he's been trying to stay awake. there he goes. i want to see if he'll be able to make it through "nymphomaniac" because that movie put me to sleep. >> get him some coffee. >> that is compelling stuff. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for t
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making news in america this morning, high stakes debate. the gop candidates facing off once again showing deeper policy differences than ever before and donald trump with a tense exchange. >> why does she keep interrupting everybody? >> yeah. >> why? >> the key moments and analysis plus hillary clinton's tweet showing what she thought about the debate. deadly crash, a small jet slamming into an apartment building. investigators sifting through the rubble all night searching for survivors. american hero on this veterans day honored, giving new meaning to the word inspiration. and labor selfie. a dad-to-be posing for a picture while his wife gives birth and can you believe it, living to tell about it.


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